If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing...
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to...
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with...
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all...
For me a poem has to sing out of itself and the lilt of it...
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
Adversity is a stimulus.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the...
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Acclaim is a distraction.
Today the U.S. is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred...
If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life.